Landfill

This department's operations during the COVID-19 State of Emergency:

The Bath Landfill reopened to the general public on Monday, May 18, 2020, with certain changes in procedures to help protect the health of our staff and customers alike. Learn More

The City’s curbside collection of trash and recycling will continue as normal. 

For more information, please call 207-443-8356. 


The Bath Landfill provides a safe, environmentally sound, affordable, and convenient place for disposal of solid waste to the residents and businesses of Bath and several nearby communities. 

Landfill Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday; 7:30 AM - 4 PM

Last commercial load in by 3:30 PM

Contact Information:

11 Detritus Drive at the north end of High St.

Telephone: 207-443-8356

Permits and Rates

Landfill Frequently Asked Questions


Acceptable Wastes:

The following items are accepted for burial in the landfill:

  • Solid Waste
  • Construction & demolition debris
  • Household refuse
  • Bulky waste
  • Contaminated recyclables

Please be aware that Bath City Ordinance prohibits the drop-off of household refuse by residential customers at the landfill.  The curbside collection service should be utilized.

These items are not accepted for disposal:

  • Liquids
  • Septage
  • Agricultural waste
  • Universal waste
  • Hazardous waste, except for small quantities of household hazardous waste mixed with general refuse
  • Un-permitted special waste
  • Junked or abandoned vehicles
  • Asbestos and asbestos containing wastes unless specifically authorized by the MDEP
  • Contaminated soil
  • Paper mill or tannery sludge
  • Dead animals
  • Medical and other potentially infectious or pathogenic wastes
  • Sandblasting grit
  • Industrial process wastes
  • Industrial fly ash and bottom ash
  • Oily waste
  • Sheetrock

Any other wastes not specifically mentioned in the Operations & Maintenance manual or otherwise deemed unacceptable by the City or MDEP

These Special Wastes are accepted with conditions.  Please call ahead:

  • Catch basin grit
  • Dewatered backwash filtrate from Bath Water District
  • Street sweepings
  • Grit & screenings from Bath Wastewater Plant
  • Dewatered sludge from Bath Wastewater Plant
  • Non-friable asbestos
450 Oak Grove Avenue
Bath,
ME
04530
Fax: 207-443-8352

Monday - Friday
Office: 6:30 AM - 2:30 PM, Landfill: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Director of Public Works
Lee Leiner, P.E.
Deputy Director of Public Works
Chris Wallace
Foreman
Jacob Dodge
Administrative Assistant
Michael Tucker